Christian County’s wrestling team participated in two different events over the weekend. One team finished fifth at the Tiger Classic in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, while the other team participated in the Armstrong Tiger Classic at Caldwell County, along with University Heights and Hopkinsville.
High School Basketball
Heritage Christian Academy’s boys and girls teams are in action this evening hosting Jo Byrns. Tip off for the girls game at 5, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 4:45 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and online at whopam.com.
Other games this evening:
Boys: University Heights meets Morristown East, TN at the Apollo-Kentucky 811 Holiday Classic where Apollo plays Kentucky Country Day and Henderson County meets Seneca. Caldwell County plays in the Citizens First Holiday Classic at Bowling Green High, Muhlenberg County plays Dunbar at the iHigh Fayette County Invitational, Livingston Central at Dawson Springs, Hopkins Central hosts McLean County.
Girls: Webster County at Daviess County, Graves County meets Nelson County, Lyon County meets Covington, TN, Apollo goes against Union County and Marshall County hosts Pleasure Ridge Park at the Marshall County Christmas Tournament, Paducah Tilghman meets Ballard Memorial at the Lady Bomber Classic, Russellville plays Bardstown and Greenwood meets Metcalfe County at the Caverna Lady Colonel Christmas Tournament,
Third ranked Kentucky returns to action tomorrow night hosting Samford with pre game coverage at 4:30 on Lite 98.7. This evening, coach John Calipari has his weekly call in show at 5, with Sports Nightly at 6 on Lite 98.7.
Games tonight include LSU taking on 11th ranked and undefeated Marquette, while Vanderbilt entertains Longwood. Murray State’s women are in action this evening taking on Ole Miss at the Magnolia Classic in Oxford.
Sunday scores: Austin Peay’s Lady Governors snapped an eight game losing streak with a 58-56 overtime win at Belmont. Whitney Hanley’s jumper with 1.8 seconds left gave Austin Peay the win. The Lady Governors have home games with Florida A& M Tuesday and Alabama A&M Wednesday.
Number three Notre Dame handed number eight Kentucky's women their first loss of the season, 92-83.
The Bowling Green Daily News reported over the weekend Western Kentucky football coach Willie Taggart’s new contract is one step closer to reality. The executive committee of WKU’s Board of Regents approved the package on Friday. The package—announced December 7th—calls for Taggart’s base salary to increase from 225-thousand to 475-thousand dollars. WKU’s Board of Regents will vote on the proposal January 20th.
Monday Night Football has Pittsburgh at San Francisco, with coverage following HCA basketball this evening on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.